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Schefflera parvifoliolata Tseng & Hoo


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs, to ca. 5 m tall, andromonoecious. Petiole 9-20 cm; petiolules 0.5-4 cm; leaflets 6-10, linear-oblong to slightly oblanceolate, 3-11 × 1-2 cm, leathery, both surfaces glabrous, adaxially minutely white punctate, secondary veins 10-14 pairs, obscure abaxially, slightly impressed adaxially in dry material, tertiary veins inconspicuous, base broadly cuneate to subrounded, margin entire or remotely serrate apically, apex narrowly acute or shortly acuminate. Inflorescence a terminal panicle of umbels, densely ferruginous stellate pubescent; pedicels 3-4 mm. Calyx ca. 2 mm, 5-toothed. Ovary (4 or)5-carpellate; styles united into a column. Fruit (immature) globose, ca. 3 mm in diam., ferruginous pubescent; styles persistent, ca. 1.5 mm. Fl. Oct-Nov.

● Scrub fields on rocky mountain slopes; 1300-1500 m. SE Yunnan.


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